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i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm allison seymour, sarah has the day off. i'm excited today. >> it's great. >> they knew what they were doing all along. >> we'll talk more about the game i'm sure all morning long, for the next five hours. so let's do weather. clock you see up in northern pennsylvania that. will be the player in our forecast today. but the good news is most of the day should be nice and dry for you. but behind that front, our wind are going to pick up later this afternoon and during the evening hours. we are nice and cool. did you notice how cool it was outside? >> a little bit. it was nice. >> i had to have a jacket. >> definitely, the kids want a jacket or sweater if they are waiting at the bus stop. 48 at reagan national. dulles at 38 degrees. 41 at bwi marshall. a cool afternoon but a little warmer than yesterday with highs in the mid-60s and generally sunny skies.
going to be very cold tonight. we have a freeze watch posted for early saturday morning for much of the area. i'll show you that in just a minute. >> all right. thank you very much. >> now, time to check in with julie wright. was it cold enough for you this morning. >> if this is as cold as it gets, i would be happy. i've got a feeling it is not unfortunately. lanes are open with no incidents to report as you continue around the capital beltway. overnight construct has cleared from annandale and merrifield. 66 is still an easy commute. no trouble spots to report on the beltway between annandale and merrifield -- i should say between college park and 270. traffic flowing freely inbound new york avenue northeast to northwest. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraic.
new this morning, the 2012 nobel peace prize has just been announced in norway. it is being awarded to the european union for its role in uniting the continent. the eu was founded back in 1957 with just six countries. it has expanded to 27 since the end of the cold war. the nobel announcement today played down the debt crisis ich is plaguing rope right now. the head of the selection committee had said it was a unanimous and fairly easy decision. >> that is a very interesting choice. >> i think i was thinking it would be an individual. >> i think a lot of us were. we were trying to figure out the names of the different people. >> you know, it is not just one person. it's group. kudos to them. >> more on that throughout the morning. the stakes are high in politics and sports. the vice presidential candidates go head to head in a
contentious debate and the washington nationals proved they are worth it forcing a deciding game five in the nlds. >> up first, let's talk nats. d.c. sports fans are in a frenzy. jayson werth's walkoff home run in the ninth inning against the cardinals has set up a decisive game five. the nats will have one of their aces on the mound. has that mile left your face since last night? >> no it hasn't. whey would it. gio gonzalez going tonight. how are we going to get through game four? wefigured out a way. this place was rocking. 1-0 right this. the nats only had three hits
all night. two of them were home runs. this thing got tight late. jordan zimmerman, the game two starter in off the bench. the bull pep struck out the side in the seventh. then it is tyler clippard and he does the same. drew storen gets it in the ninth and just sitting them down. it all came down to this. jayson werth tied up at one, bottom of the ninth. after a 13-pitch at-bat and the 13th pitch is gone and look at the celebration. are you serious? yeah. we're serious. off of lance lynn and that is winning for the nationals. they win 2-1. and this set off a raucous celebration. this scene showing some serious resilience and tonight, it is all going down. 8:37, here it is. gamefive, winner take all. adam wainwright will object the
bump for the cardinals. 14-13 in the regular season. and gio gonzalez. looking to -- i wouldn'tsy a shaky game in st. louis but he did walk seven batters. maybe those nerves are gone. he will be up tonight in front of this crowd and it will be buzzing. i can't wait and it is 5:00 in the morning. can we get to 8:37 because this town is going to be rocking tonight. >> i think it is called nerves of steel now. i think that's what they call it. >> we're fortified now. absolutely. >> thank you. the orioles faced elimination against the yankees. it was tied in the 13th with j. j. hardy hit august double to left to score what turned out to be winning run. the os defeat the evil empire 2- 1 and force a game five in new york tonight. mav other top story now, a fiery debate between the vice
presidential candidates. last night's face-off in kept ken pretty lively. >> vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan traded shots on a wide range of issues. sherry ly joins us now. >> vice president joe biden and the gop nominee paul ryan never let up over the 90 minute debate. they attacked each other over a wide range of circumstances showing sharp differences. they gave voters quite a showdown. the 69-year-old biden needed a spark with republican mitt romney gaining ground following last week's presidential debate. the 42-year-old ryan would not back down. they clashed over foreign and domestic policy. ryan said medicare and social security need to be reformed. he laid out he and romney's plan for the two programs and slammed obamacare while biden attacked the congressman's plan to reform it. >> they want to wipe this all out t also gave more benefits. any senior out there, ask yourself. do you have more benefits today? you do. if you are near the tone out hole, you have $600 more to
help your prescription drug costs. you get wellness visits without copays. they wipe all of this out and medicare becomes insolvent in 2016. >> give young are people when they become medicare eligible guaranteed coverage options that you can't be denied including traditional medicare. choose your plan and medicare subsidizes your premiums, not as much for the wealthy people, more coverage for middle income people and total out of pocket coverage for the poor and sick. we would rather have 50 million seniors determine how they get their coverage. >> biden and ryan interrupted one another throughout the entire debate. both sides seemed confident in their performance with president obama saying biden was terrific and likewise romney called ryan and congratulated him on his performance. while this is the only debate for biden and ryan, president obama and governor romney will
but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
a former bus driver convicted of intentionally driving into a build is gettingied for learn her fate. theresa douglas drove her bus through the employee lounge at the accokeek school bus lost in december. she had posted on facebook she was done fighting and talking and ready to go to jail. also making headline this morning a 4 engineered montgomery county boy lucky to an life after falling nearly 90 feet from an apartment window. this happened at the park montgomery comfort plex in -- complex last night. police are investigating if he was being watched or home alone at the time. incredibly, police say the boy was alert and talking in the ambulance. a boxing legend and hometown hero way big announcement in our area. >> coming up next, sugar ray leonard with a project to help
families in our area. we'll get the details coming up next. >> it got cool out there. temperatures falling back in the upper 30s and low 40s across much of the room on. going be for a beautiful friday. i'll have all the details on your weather forecast and julie has a look at your traffic. we'll do it after the break. david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick.
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medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. live look outside right now at the washington monument on this friday. a happy friday and a chilly friday at the same time. we'll check in with tucker to
see if it is going to warm up. >> it would be cool if we could put lights on e monument. >> one light up this. >> they bathe the empire state building. that would be cool. >> you know who is used to the lights is this guy. a hometown hero returns to prince george's county. sugar ray leonard unveiled plans to expand his positioning center in the palmer park community. his plan to offer families a place to go to perform community services, get tutoring and mentoring and life skills. leonard says it would focus on combatting childhood obesity and bullying. >> to work together as family, as community, to stop bullying. that is not right. that is not right. i for one will lend my name, my
image, whatever it takes to stop. >> prince george's county police award leonard for his work with the boxing center. >> i want to know whatever he is doing, could i do that. he looks amazing. >> he hasn't aged a day. >> he still looks the same. >> i suspect it is going to be exercise in there as the key. >> what is wrong with that? >> nothing wrong with that. >> it's just the six hours a day she's not looking forward to. that is great. anything for the kids. >> yep. let's get to the weather forecast real quick and let's kick off the forecast with a look at the nationals baseball game tonight. >> let's do it. >> it will be noticeably cooler than yesterday's game. lots of people sporting weather shirts yesterday. we'll be falling well into the
40s, upper 40s, probably mid- 40s by the end of the game. it will be so cool we have a freeze watch for parts of the area here north and west just north and west of the city for overnight tonight and early tomorrow morning. we're cool this morning. let's get started with it right now. 4 in washington. check out all the 30s breaking out. lots of clear skies and what we call radiational cooling. look at all those 30s. 37 in manassas. 38 at dulles. 36 in frederick. very cool temperature here north and west. looking at a bright sunny day today. generally sunny skies. we'll have a few clouds, cold front off to the north and west. you can see the cloud cover and a couple of showers. the showers will stay north of us again but the cloud cover will get in here later this afternoon. at least a few clouds. you will notice the winds and they will pick up behind this front out of the north and west gusting to about 25 to 30. we'll still have the breezes with us during game time tonight. the actual air temperature may be 50 but i think it will feel cooler than that later tonight. overnight tonight as the winds subside, our temperatures will
bottom out so coldest night of the season here set to arrive early saturday morning. 65 today, plenty of sunshine. becoming breezy out there with the front. told continue, 39 the overnight low here in town. clear and cold, freeze watch north and west. you have tender vegetation, montgomery county, loudoun county, areas to the west, definitely cover it up or bring it in. we'll be awfully close to freezing tomorrow morning for the much of the area. looks great. lots of sunshine. warming up by sunday. let's do some traffic and see if julie wright is still celebrating the big home run. >> that was a huge game last night. it was a nail bite are right up to the end. so congratulation to the nats. you will find light traffic volume. we do have an incident slowing down the commute on the bw parkway approaching 197. heads up for that. no incidents reported traveling
between 695 and the capital beltway. 66 still quiet. volume increasing leaving fair oaks continuing inbound towards the beltway. kenilworth avenue at eastern, all lanes are open. an easy commute headed out towards pennsylvania avenue. you will find yourself at speed crossing the anacostia bridges. outer loop of the beltway at university boulevard, lanes are open. no trouble spots reported ad you travel between college park and 270. the board that oversees metro release as a new report slamming a former board member and veteran d.c. council member jim graham for mixing city business with metro business. as fox 8's john henrehan reports now, no money changed hands but the report accuses graham of breaching his duetied to serve only metro's interests during discussions of a real estate deal. -- breaching his duties to serve only metro's interests
during discussions of a real estate deal. >> reporter: the board voted unanimously to publicly release a report that accuses former board member jim graham of undermining the integrity of the process of developing land once owned by the transit system. the land sits just south of florida avenue at eighth street northwest. graham was and still is a d.c. council member. the report accuses him of trying to dissuade a potential metro land developer by offering a lucrative deal involving d.c. business. >> councilmember graham indeed told warren williams of banneker ventures that he would consider supporting the bid of williams' come for the d.c. lottery contract if williams were to withdraw his bid for the florida avenue project. >> reporter: the report concludes jim graham's conduct, quote, undermined the integrity of the joint development process. asked about the promised lottery deal, jim graham
offered this answer. >> i don't have any recollects of that, but if it happened, it was something that i said in a very offhand manner that people kind of glommet onto. >> reporter: asked about mixing metro business with city business, graham defended his actions. >> nobody was giving me any money. i wasn't committing any crime. i wasn't doing nothing except wanting the best thing for ward one. >> reporter: councilman graham pointed out that the report does not conclude that any criminal conduct was involved in his asks on the metro board. but the attorney who investigated the former metro board member did confirm that least one law enforcement agency has asked for a copy of the report. john henrehan, fox 5 news. ate fox 5 follow-up to the meningitis outbreak t has now spread to 11 states with iowa reporting its first case. as the number of cases grows
across country, the pharmaceutical firm has hired a high profile defense lawyer. it is not the first time. the company was sued in 2004 with more lawsuits likely. dr.william shafner discusses what may be asked if the cases go to court. >> what is a compounding pharmacy in how are they licensed and supervised? -- what is a compounding pharmacy? how are they licensed and supervised. what caused the death of the joint panda cub at our national zoo. >> we now have an answer to that question. that is coming up next. stay with us. [ mitt romney ]tay w look at the evidence of the last four years. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300.
thousands will walk towards a cure this weekend. the annual susan g. komen three- day, 06-mile walk for breast cancer is taking place. the-- 60-mile walk for breast cancer is taking place. the walk begins at the armory mall and end at the washington monument. monument. we now know what caused death after giant panda cub at the national zoo. zoo officials say a liver problem is the reason the six- year-old cub did not survive. karen gray houston has a closer
look. >> reporter: mei xiang was romping in her outdoor playpen, resting and sunning herself as zoo officials gathered to discuss the news. >> the cells in the liver died and the pattern would suggest lack of oxygen. >> reporter: not enough oxygen getting to the liver because the lung were not fully formed. the cub might have been premature but can't say for sure. mom seems to be getting back to normal. >> she has started eating at about 80% of her bamboo. >> reporter: she lost weight, down to about 220 pounds from 240 but her birthing history, file failed pregnancies, the birth of tai shan in 2005 followed by the death of latest female cub has given zoo officials pause for reflection. >> there is no decision about the future of mei xiang and tian tian, whether they will leave or remain.
>> reporter: but according to the existing five-year agreement there is the possibility of a swap with one on two breeding pandas in china. >> we saw some behavior changes at the very beginning. once the cub died but i have a hard time attributing it to grieving. >> if she wasn't grieving, what was it. >> we sioux a little bit of searching behavior in the nest even though she was present when the cub was removed from the den. >> the keepers have taken with a the toy she was holding like a baby. tian tian, the father, is said to be okay. zoo visitors are hopeful. >> yes, too bad. i mean they successfully had one. i mean it happens. hopefully, they can have another. >> reporter: by the way, the panda house has been reopened in you want to see mei xiang and tian tian.
they are usually outdoors in the morning and indoors by mid afternoon. at the national zoo, karen gray houston, fox 5 news. n, fox 5 n a feisty face-off at the vice presidential debate causing plenty of buzz this morning. that is next. >> plus, we got to talk about sports. the washington nationals staying alive. >> staying alive. >> they're still alive. i guess they got tired of me singing so they played the real song. i'll never do that again. we have a live report coming up from the park with ross as they get ready for tonight's huge showdown. ♪ i'm staying alive && [ mitt romney ] look at the evidence of the last four years.
we've got 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for work. they're suffering in this country. the president would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raising taxes is that it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone, because when the economy's growing slow like this, when we're in recession you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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happy friday. >> happy friday. the commute -- it never ceases to amaze me that people are up and at 'em at 5:30 in the morning. >> that is in the oxon hill area. >> get egghead start at going to the office. >> not just one or two. >> the whole group. >> maybe they are agoing early because it's friday and they want to get off early and get ready for the game tonight. we got the whole nats theme going. >> we got a couple of games going today. the orioles, yankees. >> how cool would it be if they both won tonight.
>> i told you in april they're both going to the world series. >> we have video proof of that. >> you are a very wise man. >> tony laughed at that time. >> who's laughing now? >> that's right. it is cool out there. dim bring a jacket and a sweater because maybe both today because the temperatures are in the 30s for much of the yard. we'll be nice and dry although we are going to see the wind pick autopsy as our next cold front moves through t will be cold tonight at the nationals game. our temperatures will be in the 40s and a bit of a breeze out of the north and west. currently, we are definitely chilly. 48 in washington. check out dulles now, 38 degrees. b wait a minute marshall, 41. high temperatures today, a few degrees warmer than yesterday. --bwi marshall, 41. no issues with the game tonight. it should be dry but it will be breezy and cold. we have a freeze watch north
and west of the city for tomorrow morning. >> you know what happens after a freeze? >> what happens? >> we get a little warm-up. >> i just want the bats to be warm tonight. everything is about the nats tonight. >> we can bundle up. julie wright, as long as -- the party continues at nats park. keep it going. >> exactly. let's hope they're red-hot tonight again. on the roads, you will find light traffic volume along the top stretch of the beltway. we had a tractor-trailer along southbound bw parkway. you really shouldn't be there. that is slowing down your roll as you continue southbound. top stretch, nice and quiet on the outer and inner loop commuting between 270 and 95 college park. your lanes are open along pennsylvania. checking for a crash possibly tying up a lane at quantico. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic.
back to the debate from last night. it was a spirited exchange between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan on the subject of security at the american consulate in libya. the two went after each other in their only face to face match00 up. >> if we're hit by terrorists, we're going to call it for what it is, a terrorist attack. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment guarding him. shouldn't we have one guarding our ambassador in benghazi, a place where we knew that there was an al-qaeda cell with arms? >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. by the way, at the time, we were told exactly, we said exactly what the intelligence community told us, that they knew. >> the next debate between president obama and mitt romney is next tuesday night. tuesday
'tis the shot heard across d.c. and beyond. jace son worth's walkoff home run has set up a decisive game five with the cardinals. no doubt fans will be going crazy like last night. fox 5's dave ross is live at nats park with reaction. let me guess. jubilation? exhilaration? >> those are two good words, allison. think about this. when jayson werth signed a $126 million contract and then proceeded to have a terrible year, everybody went what's he worth? he is worth every penny of that contract today because, as you said, he hit the shot heard around the dmv. we'll take you back to the wild seep here. just yesterday afternoon, adam laroche got it started in the second inning, a solo shot off of kyle roche. this one was tight late. tied up at one. here comes the bullpen. jordan zimmerman striking out the side in the seventh.
he is fired up. he would turn it over to this guy, tyler clippard. he strikes out the side in the eighth inning. ' pumped up. then comes drew storen and he shuts down the cardinals. so they just needed one run. and it came down to that guy, jayson werth who hasn't shaved in about five calendar years and there it goes. the 13th pitch of the at-bat and it proves to be the good luck charm and look at the celebration as the cardinals walk off the field. we've got a game five thanks to jayson werth. 2-19 final. the fans were jubilant. >> how about them nationals? nattitude. >> what did do you when he hit that? >> i did what everybody else did. we were jumping out of the stands. >> it's all right. do you remember last night? game four? don't worry. >> what did you do when he hit
that? iwent crazy. it was astonishing. i lot of it when they are there is walkoffs. >> hoping for another fantastic finish. adam wainwright on the hill for the cardinals going up against the left hander. gio gonzalez, 21-8 in the regular season. everything lining up perfectly right now for the washington nationals if. if they can get this done, if they with kin tonight, they would move on to the national league championship series with the san francisco giants awaiting. this is historic. this is as good as it gets right now for our nationals. >> yes, it is. dave ross, thank you so much. let's talk about this. zumba is an intense work out. up next, what one zumba instructor was allegedly offering was a bit more than just exercise.
[ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? the nobel peace prize making headlines this morning. the oner was announced about 40 minutes ago and this year's peace prize is going to the european union.
it got the award for promoting peace and democracy in europe. space shuttle endeavour's final mission is under way. retired spacecraft start the its 12-mile trip from l.a. international airport to the california science center where it will go on display. it is being pulled through the city streets over the next two days. now, crews have to clear hundreds of trees and close the sidewalks to make the move possible. endeavour flew 25 times over two decades. a zumba instructor in maine acruised of running a prostitution ring out of her studio. these 29-year-old alexis wright. she pleaded not guilty to allegedly accepting money for sex and videotaping her encounters. police say the names will be released in reports beginning today. a lawyer for two alleged clients has already filed a motion to block the release of the names. the names.
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[ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message.
live look at the area. i'm surprised it is not all sparkly like. >> all red, white and blue. >> live look at the commute right there. in the meantime, wisdom, when, not if, when the nats win the series today, there is something else to look forward to. free lunch. dburg are will offer complimentary burgers to nats fans tomorrow to celebrate the victory. just show up at one of the locations of we've gottonlytown, southwest or columbia heights locations between noon and six p.m. and say the secret password. it is natz.
but it is natz with a z. >> you have to say natz. >> i bet they give it to you anyway. >> i think it would be tough. >> you don't want to miss out because you didn't put the z on the end. >> they know how to work an angle. >> yes, they do. >> we appreciate it. >> go nats. >> one more reason they've got to win. we all need free burgers. let's get to the weather forecast. we are nice and cool out there this morning f you are not ready for it, you may want to be prepared for the cool one this morning as stems temperatures have fallen back into the 30s. check out all the 30s we have our friends here west and north of the city, it is chilling down. 37 in manassas. 36 in frederick. 34 in cumberland this morning. here in washington, we are 48 degrees. a little warmer as we get into the city and than a little closer to the bay, 49-degree. area-wide, we are very chilly. should be a nice looking day of sunshine expected. we have a for -- a few changes
expected. we'll get some pretty good winds. up ahead of the front, the wind will be out of the west and south. but later tonight, the wind will pick up. it could gust 25, maybe 30 miles per hour for a time behind the front that. will push in much cooler air. it will get cold later tonight f you are going to the nationals game later, i think temperatures are only going to be in the 40s for much of the game. it ill with be a chilly one at game time tonight. how cold will it get later tonight and early saturday morning? cold enough that before a freeze watch for much of the area here to the west of washington and baltimore. it includes loud occupy county, montgomery county, howard county in maryland and again, this is for early saturday morning. temperature could get awfully close to frozing here north and
west. you got tender vegetation. again, once we hit that freezing mark, we start to lose some of the vegetation. winds north and west here, five to 10 gusting to about 30. plenty of sun becoming breezy out there with the passage of our cold front. 39 the overnight low. mentioned your freeze watch north and west. that is the worst of. it we'll start a gradual warm- up this weekend. by sunday afternoon, let's in the forget about the redskins, we've got warmer temperatures, highs in the low 70s. so unlike last weekend when it was cool and rainy for the redskin, it should be just about perfect out there this sunday afternoon. that is a look at weather. let's do some traffic and get the latest from julie wright. what are you doing? >> well, traffic for starters. northbound i-95, this is where we have reports of accident activity possibly involving an overturned vehicle northbound near quantico. sky fox is up. we'll keep you posted hopefully in our next report. i-95, the accident activity reported near the exit for
quantico. no problems reported near woodbridge continuing out towards newington. you will find 395 in good shape leaving the beltway to the 14th street bridge. outer loop looks great. no problems reported between college park and bethesda. southbound 270 picking up the usual suspects leaving 109 headed for 121. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. transit plan are working on metro's future purple line may have cleared a major hurdle. they are proposing to build a cost yeive i have new sidewalk to connect the capital crescent trail to the downtown bethesda station. -- a cost effective new sidewalk. first class stamps are going up. it will cost a little more to mail a letter next year. the postal service is raising its rates starting january 27th. the price of a stamp goes up one penny to 46 cents. shipping prices will go up as
well. and you may soon have to pay an internet sales tax. as it stands, most onmind retailers don't enforce the charge but every time shopers buy online, they are supposed to pay a sales tax to their home state. finance, parties expect more states to start cracking down on the internet sales tax in the coming years. if you are not going to the big game tonight, how about taking in a movie. >> we are checking out what is new in theaters. stay with us. ♪ ♪ ♪
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not just the nats, more high drama for our friend to the north. the orioles face elimination against those yankees. it was tied in the 13th when j. j. hardy hit a double to left to score what turned out to be the winning run. yep. the os defeat the yanks 2-1 and force game five in new york tonight. >> the detroit tigers are heading to the american league championship series. the tigers beat the as 6-0. they will face the winner of the orioles-yankees series. the san francisco giant are headed to the national league championship series. buster posey hit a grand slam homer in the fisk inning to seal their game five win over the reds 6-4. the giant will
face the winner of the nationals-cards series. thursday night football, tennessee titans pulled off the upset. matt hasselbeck threw a touchdown. the final score there 26-23. >> got to love the underdog. society on the good sign for skins fans. robert griffin iii practiced yesterday and says he feels good. if he doesn't have any setbacks from last week's concussion being will get the start against the viking on sunday. >> good news. >> big weekend. >> kicking off the weekend, several big movies are making their way into theaters. >> actor kevin james kicked had you way into the mm amount fighter and ben affleck saves the day in iran. we have more on what we can expect at the theaters this weekend. >> we have to cut 48,000 dollars. >> or raise the money. >> who's going to do that? >> we will. >> make room for kevin james at
the movies this weekend because here comes the boom. >> you're not cutting anything. that is the first installment right there. >> reporter: his new comedy about a former wrestler turned teacher who becomes and much much a fighter to raise money for his high school. >> are you okay? >> reporter: also going for a knockout punch, seven psycho paths with colin ferrell and christopher walken. the dark comedy is about a group of criminals, an unlucky screenwriter and a dog. >> there are only bad optioned. >> reporter: ben affleck direct and stars in the thriller argo, the based on real event story of a cia agent who use as a fake movie as cover to rescue six americans trapped in iran during the islamic revolution. >> take the kids, pack the car. we have to leave here now. >> reporter: sinister makes sure this week in october doesn't go without a
supernatural scary movie. s are after he finds a box of old home movies in the attic, he uncovers the horror of the house. and taken two will try to hold on to the top spot at the box office for a second week. in new york, ashley dvorkin, fox news. >> drama. >> drama at the movie theater. plenty ahead. up next, all your top stories plus weather and traffic. first, time for your facebook fan of the day. we say hello to melvin pitt. he also wrote thanks to fox 5's morning team for making it another fun week. >> oh, mr. pitt. you are welcome. it was our pleasure. for your chance to be monday's fan of the day, log on to our facebook page and leave the comment were the very dan are, giving you a run for the money, put a comment under melvin's picture. we'll see you after the break.
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